Parent Bulletin 24
Friday 17 December
Strathmore Secondary College Celebrates Outstanding Year 12 Success in 2021
Year 12 students have demonstrated all of our school PRIDE values during the last two years. At this time, we would like to celebrate the values of perseverance and excellence, which are reflected in our students’ outstanding academic results.
We recognise the time and effort expended by students, their teachers, and their families throughout this very challenging year to achieve such an exceptional outcome.
Our College dux scored a perfect ATAR score of 99.95; one of only 39 students in the state to score a perfect score.
There were perfect study scores of 50 in the following subjects: English Language, History (Revolutions), Mathematical Methods, Physical Education, and Dance (VCE VET).
The last two years have been particularly challenging, but nevertheless rewarding. I thank the Strathmore community for its support and willingness to contribute in many ways to the success of the school and take this opportunity to wish you a relaxing and well-earned break.
Students who study at Strathmore Secondary College are indeed part of a learning community where everyone, regardless of their interests or passions, can experience success and achieve at the very highest level.
Last one, we promise! If we thought we’d run out of things to say at the end of last year, we’re really lost for words of wit, wisdom and warmth at the end of this one.
We hope that, despite all the coming and going and stopping and starting and so on and so forth, you’ve felt (at least somewhat) connected to the Burnet team this year. We really want to continue to build our community in 2022 and make sure our students and their families feel like they belong to something at the college.
The Burnet team are proud of how our students persevered through the challenges presented to them this year and we feel indebted to the parent and carer community for the patience and understanding given to us as we did our best to provide an education, wellbeing support and extra-curricular opportunities in a year that really kept us on our toes.
We want to acknowledge the brilliant work of Jenn Trinh and the Wellbeing team, Lauren Vincent and the Careers & Pathways team, Gary, Liam and the IT team, Tracy and Sophie in the student support office and our Assistant Principal Mr Rohan Nicholls for their hard work, guidance, and support for the Burnet team this year. We also need to recognise and thank the core and form assembly teachers who have contributed to the team throughout the year.
We hope that students will take the time to reflect on the great work that was completed this year and perhaps begin putting some thought into some goals to work towards for next year.
Until then, we wish all families a safe and restful break and hope you get to spend some quality time with the ones that mean the most.
Until next time,
The Burnet Team
Dates for the Commencement of School in 2022
Year 7 students and new enrolments will commence on Monday 31st January for a part-day induction program.
Year 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 students will commence on Tuesday 1st February.
Mathematics Awards 2021
For the mathematics faculty at Strathmore presenting our students with challenge is integral to advancing their knowledge, skills, and understanding. This year has been no exception.
Despite the added pressure of flexible remote learning and dealing with lockdowns, our students managed to show perseverance and achieved some incredible results.
The following students below were also recognised at team award ceremonies this term for having shown excellence in mathematics this year.
Academic Excellence Year 10 Introduction to Specialist Mathematics
Academic Excellence Year 10 General Mathematics
Academic Excellence Year 10 Mathematical Methods
Academic Excellence Year 9 Mathematics
Krishna Hareesh Nair
Academic Excellence Year 8 Mathematics
Academic Excellence Year 7 Mathematics
The Australian Mathematics Competition was also held in semester 2 this year, with participants competing across all year levels split across 3 divisions (junior, intermediate, and senior). Out of the 26 students who competed Strathmore had 4 Distinctions, 11 Credit, 10 Proficiency and 1 participation. We are looking forward to having more students competing in 2022 and holding our breaths for a prize winner in the future.
2021 - Looking Back